I Fainted

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 569 People

    It happened a couple of weeks ago

    for the first time. I was washing a big ceramic bowl in the sink when it slipped right out of my hands and shattered, leaving a nasty cut on my finger and one on my forearm. Luckily, my family was home so my mom took me to her bathroom and started to wash my cuts. My finger...
    amandapanda007 amandapanda007
    18-21, F
    Jun 13, 2015

    This while a little while ago.

    I was on a morning jog my with my father and dog before school it was literally five in the morning. We'd just started our run and made it down the street when I felt faint but I ignored it as I get 'pre-faint' symptoms regularly but I often don't actually faint. I continued...
    deleted deleted
    Feb 21, 2015

    I was on a language course in England.

    I felt sick for a few days already and I haven't eaten anything. I'm also a very bad drinker so I didn't drink at all. On one evening, it was party time. As we entered the youth club (it was 100% alcohol free), I already felt even more dizzy but didn't tell anyone. After about 1...
    deepnights deepnights
    18-21, F
    1 Response Sep 21, 2015

    Fainted At The Gym Again!

    Here's the story.... I haven't been going to the gym for a couple months because of my side job as a model. So, obviously I'm a tad out of shape. I go back to the gym and do some light work on my upper body. I'm not accustomed to some of the workout machines because they are new...
    Dot11 Dot11
    26-30, M
    2 Responses Oct 10, 2012

    I kept telling myself I wasn't going to faint.

    It was my first blood test and I was really excited, to be honest. I sat in this chair and the lady stuck the needle in and extracted the blood. It kind of scared me how fast the blood flowed out yet I couldn't feel any pain. She told me to look away if I had to but I wanted to...
    JazzRL JazzRL
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Jul 27, 2015

    Ending With A Thud

    Now, I have only ever fainted once, or twice in my entire life, and it did involve some drama. Well, quite a lot. In fact, I recall fainting twice in one day. When I was thirteen, I got told I had Vertigo. (When a person thinks that their surroundings are constantly moving) Now...
    Trespasser1479 Trespasser1479
    18-21, M
    1 Response May 28, 2013

    Was It Real!?

    It was winter and i was out on one of the morning wanders I always have. I decided to get my friends to come with me and we went to the den. The den was ages away and my chest was really hurting but i stupidly ignored it I hatte the fuss people make over every small thing. So...
    thefainter thefainter
    13-15, F
    Mar 15, 2012

    Fainted After I Was Humiliated

    I had a free consultation in a pharmacy store and I was humiliated by a doctor telling me that I am already 19 years old and I should have went all by myself into the consultation without the help of my mom. The reason why I did not go by myself is because I'm afraid I might...
    isha07 isha07
    22-25, F
    4 Responses Sep 28, 2013

    Twice, With Dreams.

    Is it common to dream when you faint? I've tried searching about it and I've seen people state that you can't dream when you're passed out. What do you people with experience say about this? My first time was when I was 6 or 7 I think. I can't remember the fainting itself...
    aetherelement aetherelement
    18-21, F
    10 Responses Jun 12, 2010

    I Had Heat Exhaustion

    The one and only time I fainted was when I was a teenager (I'm now 31). LA was experiencing a severe heat wave that summer. It was 108 degrees that day, and I was out for my usual weekly horseback riding lesson. For anyone who's never taken formal riding lessons, they make...
    Sirensong Sirensong
    2 Responses Oct 6, 2008

    Partway through last year I was in science

    and we were doing biology. I think you can guess what happened haha. We in the science lab and the teacher explained that we were going to dissect sheep's brain and asked if anyone faints. After no-one put their hand up, I was the idiot who said no. (I hadn't fainted in front...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Feb 21, 2015

    Six Flags New England

    ok me and my husband decided to spend the weekend with my cousin candis and her bf daren in massachusettes .. we planned to go to six flags. we went there . the weather was great well it was a little too hot for me. we had eaten at some little restaurant there. which was great...
    alwaysbeafriend alwaysbeafriend
    26-30, F
    1 Response Jun 10, 2007

    It Happens Regulary

    yesterday at work and the time before that was about 3 weeks ago whilst at the vets with my dog. Since I was very young I've always fainted and must have went through it over 100 times easily (I'm now in my late 20's). Even though it happens quite regulary it is still very...
    Debs79 Debs79
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Jun 20, 2007

    22/02/15 I was in exams,

    preparing for my GCSEs and I had just finished my physics when it was time to leave. I arose from my seat and began to wander out when I began to feel light headed. I knew what was coming and I could sort of guess where there would be a seat, so I felt around however...they had...
    thedimone thedimone
    13-15, F
    1 Response Feb 28, 2015

    It happened again!! Okay

    so this time I was in school again, I was walking to find the technician because the teachers interactive whiteboard wasn't working, so I wandered around. All of a sudden I felt as if I has been shot and I could feel all of the blood pulsing through my arms. Nothing...when I...
    thedimone thedimone
    13-15, F
    1 Response Oct 24, 2014


    i've fainted so many times.... i probably faint  8-10 times a year, i'm not exagerating. it can be for all sort of reasons; needles, vaccines, blood tests, not eating breackfast that day, standing for a while, watching a scary movie (haha that was a funny story. once, i was...
    mangolover14 mangolover14
    2 Responses Sep 5, 2008

    It was while I was shopping.

    If been trying on all kinds of things, and as I got up from tying some boots on I came over quite dizzy. I fainted. They called the first aider and an ambulance was called. A couple of days later I went in with the boots, and returned them.
    Paca24 Paca24
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jul 9, 2014

    When Im Sick

    I faint all the time when i am really sick i just pass out i start to feeling really dizzy like the room is spinning uncontrollably all the light goes black and i  just fall on the floor.
    darkangellights darkangellights
    18-21, F
    2 Responses May 9, 2012

    This happened just two days ago.

    we had gone for a school trip and had to sleep in a dormitory. i was sleeping with my best friend and there was a shortage of blankets so we decided to share one. In the night i started shivering suddenly. my friend got scared and she got another blanket from somewhere and put...
    deleted deleted
    Dec 29, 2015

    The First Time I Fainted :)

    well reading the stories on here have made me feel a lot better about my own experiences so i thought i'd write all my down as i have quite a lot of spare time today so this is gonna be pretty long!!! :) well the first time i ever fainted was last summer. I was in year 10, 15...
    Jan 27, 2013

    Another Serial Fainter

    I started fainting when I was about 8 years old and got an injection at school.... Wham! Out on the floor. Since then I've fainted in doctors' offices, at sporting events, at work, at parties.... All my firends know NOT to invite me to be a bridesmaid! (That hasn't stopped me...
    ardenswood ardenswood
    31-35, F
    1 Response Aug 10, 2007

    I Fainted, Lights Out.

    I have fainted that many times, I have lost count!  Three times in the last six months. In October 2008 when my wife gave birth to our beautiful baby boy Ryan, there I was in the ward giving support to my wife Katrina, when half way through the birth I went out cold. ...
    scoot63 scoot63
    22-25, M
    4 Responses Mar 1, 2009

    Okay so this only happened about 3 hours ago

    and I'm still in the hospital now. I was walking home when suddenly I felt really lightheaded and sick. I knew what was happening next but I was on a road so I move swiftly to the path and then I must have passed out. Approximately 5 minutes later I regained consciousness and a...
    Randompi Randompi
    16-17, F
    1 Response Oct 24, 2015

    I fainted for the first time in my twenty one

    years a few days ago. Awoke in the early hours of the morning feeling really nauseous but everytime I tried to throw up nothing happened. Then a horrible feeling washed over me, I felt really weak and I felt incredibly heavy. Then my whole body went ice cold and my vision...
    NorseWolf94 NorseWolf94
    22-25, M
    Oct 15, 2015

    While I was uncoscinous a lot of pictures were

    passing in front of my eyes. Then I regained my conscinousness. And that was the moment when the dream and reality perfectly connected. I couldn't descerned what is dream and what is reality. That day I had slept a bit longer than usually, so I had dreamed a lot of dreams. So...
    deleted deleted
    Jun 29, 2015

    Mid/late last year (2014) I was standing in the

    middle of my room, trying to work out why I came in here, when next thing I know I'm sprawled out on the floor with my head on the side railing of my bed. My head pounded rhythmically, stabbing almost. Apparently I made a bang when I hit my head because I could hear people...
    deleted deleted
    Feb 21, 2015

    I had it coming. Of course being 14 I required

    my diphtheria, tetanus, polio and meningitis c immunisation boosters, which as everyone should know comes on the form of injections. The thing is I have a phobia of injections. Anyway, it was my turn for the injections, and after walking out of the office and wandering the...
    thedimone thedimone
    13-15, F
    Mar 14, 2015

    In My Teens

    I was kneeling in the bathroom floor while my step sister used me for a practice head of hair.  I told her i was feeling funny and of course she just told me to sit still..... I fainted...she thought i was faking it........until my head banged against the toilet....LMAO...
    Lexus Lexus
    36-40, F
    1 Response Dec 27, 2007

    Just a few hours ago,

    I was out walking trying to get home after having my bloods took which I nearly passed out at but surprisingly didn't! Anyway Ive been feeling off all morning and I'd forgotten to take my meds last night and this morning too. My vision was starting to go and I backed into a wall...
    thedimone thedimone
    13-15, F
    1 Response Aug 4, 2015

    PERIOD, period. After 3 years fainting free,

    I'm sad to say that something as simple (or not) as my period broke that record. I know, it's not a record, but I went longer than "I" expected, ok? It happened today. I have been struck down with the tripple whammy this weekend, with a cold, my period, and now this. This...
    feelingfeminine feelingfeminine
    13-15, F
    1 Response Mar 7, 2016

    so yesterday, i gave blood,

    my cousin drove me home, i sat on my couch, kicked of my shoes and watched tv, my phone rang i got up and next thing i know im waking up on the floor, i was probably out for 15 min is that a long time?
    Deezny51 Deezny51
    26-30, F
    1 Response Dec 10, 2014

    Yesterday i had to get a small surgery done in

    my right hand. I got admitted and the surgery began at around 8am they had given me a local anesthesia. Suddenly in some time my temperature began rising and reached 102 but they had to continue with the surgery so they injected an antipyretic and continued at 9 the surgery got...
    deleted deleted
    Dec 7, 2015

    It's inly ever happened twice,

    and it was my fault anyway. First time. I was at a friends house we were quite young, about 9-10 something like that, I didn't feel well, I hadn't since days ago and I hadn't eaten anything since lunch the day before. All of a sudden I got dizzy and my friend asked "you okay...
    Randompi Randompi
    16-17, F
    Aug 14, 2015

    I Fainted In Maths

    Okay so it was LITERALLY 41 degrees celsius today! I live in Aus and it gets seriously hot around here! Anyway so this is what happened: I was in maths class, and i hadnt eaten much during the day. basically had a coffee with one sugar for breakky, piece of fruit for recess, and...
    3 Responses Feb 9, 2013

    I was having a shower

    when my boy-friend, Matt, called over. (Not my 'boyfriend'. A boy who was a friend. :P) Anyway, he told me if I was okay, and I said yes. When he asked if he could come in, I told him no because I was in the shower. He started joking about how he wouldn't look, but I knew him. I...
    Auroan Auroan
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Mar 29, 2014

    I have fainted twice.

    The first time happened while I was cutting an onion. The knife slipped and I sliced my thumb. I went to the sink and washed it off, and after it stopped bleeding I stood over the counter trying to catch my breath. I could slowly feel my body losing control and my vision...
    BoundlessPancake BoundlessPancake
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Jan 3, 2015

    It's been a while, naturally my body thinks

    "too long" I was hanging back at school to do some work and I had just finished science and was headed out to go to maths for some work. That's when the nausea and dizziness started. I checked no one was around and I sat against the wall knowing there wasn't much I could do...
    thedimone thedimone
    13-15, F
    1 Response Jun 1, 2015

    Fainting Experiences

    I remember while in junior school seeing many girls faint in assembley or in class. It seemed that almost evey day during assembly there was a loud thud, and another girl was flat out on the floor. Between 1980-1983 I worked with someone who was a frequent fainter. She later...
    hev7575 hev7575
    1 Response Dec 2, 2008

    Today I was a the hospital getting an x-ray

    done on my back. They had me standing in front of a machine and told me not to move. Before standing there very long, my vision got fuzzy and the room went dark. Because the same thing happens regularly when I stand up too fast I just ignored it. The next thing I new I was...
    Brimmless Brimmless
    18-21, F
    Jan 20, 2015

    I Passed Out At Home Twice

    Long story short I used to live with my step-mom and dad. My step-mom mentally abused me. In the last few years I lived there when she would start I would pass out. This only happened twice, but still it happened. Both time I passed out in front of the whole family. My step-mom...
    emmy1127 emmy1127
    18-21, F
    1 Response Mar 29, 2013


    I passed out for the 4th time in my life today and I'm getting more and more curious about it.  The first time I don't remember well, but I was about 9 and drowning in the ocean, fading in and out of consciousness until the lifeguards saved me.  The second time was in...
    deleted deleted
    5 Responses Mar 18, 2008

    I Faint. Every Week.

    Fainting; the loss of consciousness, the inability to remain upright and in control of one's body. You know the feelings. That awful sickness in your stomach that rises to your throat. The roaring in your ears. The spinning of the walls. The floor moves as if you're on a boat...
    weelittleme weelittleme
    1 Response May 20, 2012

    Again literally minutes ago.

    I was at my neighbours house because my parents were at Asda because it's quieter at night and quicker. A wave of nausea swept through me and a weak sensation spread through my stomach. Then my vision blackened and I passed out. I woke up and my neighbour was yelling to her son...
    thedimone thedimone
    13-15, F
    Aug 11, 2015

    New Polls for ALL People

    who FAINT, or Play the PASS OUT GAME. Just Copy and Paste the links below into your browser, and you will be taken directly to each poll! For GIRLS who FAINT NATURALLY the link is:- http://www.misterpoll.com/polls/602391 For GIRLS who FAINT ON PURPOSE or Play the PASS OUT...
    kinkyboi67 kinkyboi67
    41-45, M
    May 6, 2015

    Horrible Allergic Reaction

     I'd never had a reaction that bad. Still not sure what it was. Probably the sunflower seeds. I thought it was going away when my lip and throat swelling went down... then came the itching. Took a shower in an attempt to wash all the itchy off, but it just got worse. By...
    sombrehippie sombrehippie
    22-25, F
    Mar 12, 2009

    ok so i was on a school trip to spain on a

    excruciatingly long 24 hour coach ride, it was really hot and i was stupid enough not to drink much in fear of needing the loo. i suffer mildly from claustrophobia so the euro tunnle was my worst nightmare! in the tunnle we were aloud off the coach and i was really panicking, it...
    dontreallywanttoputmyname dontreallywanttoputmyname
    16-17, F
    2 Responses Mar 5, 2015

    A few months ago I woke up at like 4am with

    really bad stomach pains. I started to feel really hot and flushed so I got up and walked down the hall to the bathroom to put water on my face to try to cool down. When I got there I suddenly started to feel really faint and clammy and like I was going to throw up. I went to...
    anna121belle anna121belle
    18-21, F
    May 24, 2015

    I Faint Into a Dreams

    I'm 19 years old and have fainted several times in my life. (I'm trying to count them up in my head as I'm writing this) I'd say it's been anywhere from 7-10 times being that sometimes I'd pass out multiple times within the span of a few minutes. Usually the spell was triggered...
    orionsreverie orionsreverie
    18-21, F
    23 Responses Jun 9, 2008

    I fainted multipe times.

    But I will tell one happened when I was a freshman at the high school -i fainted multiple times that year too and i still tend to faint- I was at the course, in a room with computers. I was studying English but also feeling a bit dizzy. Then the English teacher came and asked if...
    Katerinafaith Katerinafaith
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jul 24, 2015

    I've fainted a few times,

    and I find it to be pretty embarrassing lol. - 4th Grade Choir Practice: I was 9, and we were practicing for a choir performance. It was summer in LA, and the air conditioning had broken. I began feeling dizzy, and I told the girl next to me, who didn't listen. I remember...
    countrygirlrachel countrygirlrachel
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Mar 13, 2015

    Pe Faint, Appendices Burst :/

    I fainted once in PE. I personally think I'm a very strong person when it comes to illnesses, I hate making a fuss and don't like the attention but this one day I got up in the morning and my stomach was hurting quite a bit. Since I had experienced IBS before but grew out of it I...
    EmilysmithErsonrules EmilysmithErsonrules
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Oct 1, 2011


    I've only ever fainted once but my wife, Linda has fainted 29 times, been knocked unconscious once by a boy at school and had 11 general anaesthetics.She has fainted at church, school, work, hospital and home. When she fainted at work she must have knocked herself out too or just...
    gingertom5005 gingertom5005
    61-65, M
    4 Responses Dec 12, 2008

    It was my boyfriends brothers birthday party

    and he invited me my boyfriend and all his mates to come paint balling with him i have to be truthful i was scared because i had heard horrible things about paintball but i decided to be a strong woman and face the pain. We got inside the arena got all suited up listened to the...
    katamelia katamelia
    16-17, F
    Jul 24, 2015

    i was a flight attendant

    and i didn't sleep or ate before leaving, i had a 12hr flight and i felt light headed the whole time, its not until when i reached my hotel room when it happened, the cold ac got to me the room turned upside down, and i fell face down on the floor out cold, i was out for a...
    stephany125 stephany125
    26-30, F
    2 Responses May 31, 2015

    I was suffering from dehydration due to a

    illness and because I am pig headed I kept trying to do things when my body clearly needed rest. That feeling..the tingling and then fade to black. Awesome and scary at the same time.
    JackisMe JackisMe
    46-50, M
    1 Response Dec 13, 2014
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